Alana Kessler, MS, RD, CDN, CYT, Ayurvedic Specialist is the Founder, Owner and Director of Sangha Yoga Shala, a community yoga and wellness boutique located in New York City. Steadfast in her passion for healthy living, Alana obtained a master’s degree in clinical nutrition and a bachelor’s in nutrition and dietetics from New York University. Her practice includes a daily commitment to traditional mysore style ashtanga yoga, yin yoga, and mindfulness meditation. She is certified to teach through the YogaWorks teacher training program since 2008 and holds a certification to teach Yin Yoga through the Insight Yoga Institute with Sarah Powers. She is currently working towards her 500HR certification through Sara Power’s Insight Yoga Institute teacher training program.